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By John McCallum
Managing Editor 

Small wildland fires break out in and near Cheney


Last updated 4/22/2021 at 9:33am

CHENEY — Area firefighters were kept buys last weekend by a pair of small wildfires that broke out Saturday and Sunday.

The first took place early Saturday afternoon, April 17, when Cheney Fire Department crews responded to a small fire on the 100 block of Terra Vista Lane near Cheney-Plaza Road. Crews were able to knock the fire down quickly, containing it to low-lying brush.

No other details were available at press time. Public safety officials haven’t determined a cause of the fire, but suspect a group of juveniles spotted in the area earlier in the day may be associated with the inc...

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